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07-04-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By rsbob

Sexagenerain here. (A rather misleading term if...

Sexagenerain here. (A rather misleading term if you have been married long enough ;). No power meter, just a HRM so I must be a zero. Did hit 190 BPM on a 17% climb the other day and didn’t infarct,...
07-04-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,473
Posted By rsbob

Thanks!. we planted every single thing (except...

Thanks!. we planted every single thing (except the fir trees). When we bought the place it was an acre of grass. We rototilled, pulled out 6 tons of small rock and brought in 60 yards of mulch. ...
07-04-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,473
Posted By rsbob

Zero, zilch, nada. Had wine last night which...

Zero, zilch, nada. Had wine last night which seems to be a performance inhibitor and needed to maintain the garden from non-natives and evil weeds.

...
07-04-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 285
Posted By rsbob

Some do and some don’t. For some, its a way to...

Some do and some don’t. For some, its a way to get outside and cruise around with minimal exertion and enjoy the scenery. For others, like my wife and her girlfriend, both skilled former century...
07-04-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 989
Posted By rsbob

Must be similar to the people I used to see...

Must be similar to the people I used to see riding by themselves on country roads masked. You never know when that outdoor risk of 0.01 might catch up to you. ;)
07-04-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,283
Posted By rsbob

”Keep Calm”?

”Keep Calm”?
07-04-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,283
Posted By rsbob

Talk about lack of tolerance…

Talk about lack of tolerance…
07-04-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 989
Posted By rsbob

Yeah, but what about your face mask lines? Maybe...

Yeah, but what about your face mask lines? Maybe a ski mask with just eye cutouts? ;)
07-03-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 989
Posted By rsbob

Halo must be enjoying a spite of new orders. ...

Halo must be enjoying a spite of new orders. Good for them.
07-02-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 989
Posted By rsbob

Problem: Sweat gets in my eyes Solution 1:...

Problem: Sweat gets in my eyes

Solution 1: Spend $16 on a high tech headband
Solution 2: Spend a couple of thousand dollars on a recumbent and have to ignore a perfectly good road bike

Hmmm....
07-02-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,335
Posted By rsbob

Ewwwww

Ewwwww
07-02-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,787
Posted By rsbob

Copulating? Most curious statement. Perhaps you...

Copulating? Most curious statement. Perhaps you have other things on your mind other than bikes.
07-02-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 989
Posted By rsbob

Nothing too terribly wrong with being polite. I...

Nothing too terribly wrong with being polite. I have been known to slip up and be nice.

One thing I have learned about sweat and skin oil is to:

First thoroughly wash your eye lids and...
07-02-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By rsbob

didn’t know that larger would fit without new...

didn’t know that larger would fit without new calipers. Thanks for the tip!
07-01-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,787
Posted By rsbob

Teenage boys screaming at the top of their lungs...

Teenage boys screaming at the top of their lungs out the passenger windows. Scared the you know what out of me.
07-01-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By rsbob

My new, 1 month old front rotor is already...

My new, 1 month old front rotor is already warped.

These are what I have been looking for. Thanks for posting. Will get an order in with my LBS ASAP.
07-01-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,283
Posted By rsbob

Many years ago lived in a large condo complex....

Many years ago lived in a large condo complex. Before each month end, a retired guy with a pickup truck would dumpster dive the 20 or so. People that were moving would toss all sorts of perfectly...
07-01-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 989
Posted By rsbob

You can be argumentative. Appears to be a BF...

You can be argumentative. Appears to be a BF tradition.

Hope that skull caps works for you.
07-01-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 20,489
Posted By rsbob

Man, if anyone ever left an opening. ;) Got...

Man, if anyone ever left an opening. ;)

Got to agree about the E-type.
07-01-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,473
Posted By rsbob

Found a road closed to non-vehicle traffic that...

Found a road closed to non-vehicle traffic that climbed relentlessly between 12-17%. After I mile I quit due to being totally annihilated. Who knows where it goes since it is not on any maps - but...
07-01-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 989
Posted By rsbob

I use a Halo headband which has moisture...

I use a Halo headband which has moisture absorption plus a channel to divert remaining moisture away from your eyes. As opposed to a skull cap, your head can still breathe. Great product....
07-01-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,283
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/623x640/86e746db_eb66_4ff5_a80a_93106c2be696_33727266d403da7a951062047cf14294ac890f20.jpeg
07-01-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,334
Posted By rsbob

Never pass a bakery or coffee shop without...

Never pass a bakery or coffee shop without sampling the baked goods. Ride to eat.
06-29-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 800
Posted By rsbob

Considering the profit margin on bikes is...

Considering the profit margin on bikes is relatively low and most profit is on service and accessories, nothing. We are not talking about mark-up on a new car.

As a courtesy, many bike shops...
06-29-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,538
Posted By rsbob

Would Putin qualify? Just asking.

Would Putin qualify? Just asking.
06-29-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,787
Posted By rsbob

My favorite is a very loud barking dog hanging...

My favorite is a very loud barking dog hanging his head out the window.
06-29-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,473
Posted By rsbob

Thirty somethin’ with 2300 somethin’ climbing one...

Thirty somethin’ with 2300 somethin’ climbing one way.

...
06-29-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,473
Posted By rsbob

Huh? Is that like walking uphill both ways? I...

Huh? Is that like walking uphill both ways? I prefer to ride downhill both ways. :backpedal:
06-29-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,538
Posted By rsbob

Have to agree about the formation of social norms...

Have to agree about the formation of social norms and modeling good behavior. Compassion is under rated and under valued. However….. watching some one wreck and bounce back up and continue on as if...
06-29-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,538
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/783x611/4ce13577_35ee_45a6_95a6_4008f3f6f5e3_aff775ea8b7e32f0dfc5330e69c6ccfc6d9bed63.jpeg
06-29-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,538
Posted By rsbob

Out of context but nice try. Ha HA

Out of context but nice try. Ha HA
06-29-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,538
Posted By rsbob

Amazing how some have to pick everything apart...

Amazing how some have to pick everything apart whether it is of consequence or not. Why not just leave it alone and move on?
06-28-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 736
Posted By rsbob

Just happened to me today.

Just happened to me today.
06-28-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 736
Posted By rsbob

That would leave off about 3/4s of the BF...

That would leave off about 3/4s of the BF regulars. Come to think of it….
06-28-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,538
Posted By rsbob

when someone wipes out who might desperately...

when someone wipes out who might desperately deserves it, it can be a sublime case of schadenfreude.
06-28-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 403
Posted By rsbob

yeah have to agree there. Will be traveling...

yeah have to agree there. Will be traveling abroad for 3 weeks in the near future and know my soul will be filled but my performance will suffer. Always a trade off
06-28-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 403
Posted By rsbob

Understand that 3 days off is suggested and a...

Understand that 3 days off is suggested and a light recovery ride is fine. My real indicator is climbing a flight of stairs and if my legs feel tired on the second to last step, I know I need a day...
06-28-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 403
Posted By rsbob

yes HR time, distance, speed. Not 72 hours after...

yes HR time, distance, speed. Not 72 hours after each ride but varies on intensity and distance.
06-27-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 403
Posted By rsbob

Do you heed Garmin’s recommended rest time?

I loaded my personal stats (age, etc) into my Garmin Connect which is fed by my 530 Edge. When I finish the ride it provides all the ride stats as well as recommended rest time. Up until now, I...
06-27-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,256
Posted By rsbob

What’s a cyclist? One or more wheels and...

What’s a cyclist?

One or more wheels and pedals to drive the pedals. They usually carry a drink or three.

Exhibit 1:

...
06-27-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 434
Posted By rsbob

Two days ago, the temps were in the high 80s to...

Two days ago, the temps were in the high 80s to low 90s (today it is 88) and I did get a tiny bit of relief when I was at the half-way point, I turned and got a headwind. It no doubt made me work a...
06-27-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,140
Posted By rsbob

I am choosing to interpret sexy to mean, in the...

I am choosing to interpret sexy to mean, in the groove or in the flow and not having sex appeal. When I was super fit in my 30s that used to happen to me frequently when I would go out and riding...
06-27-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,334
Posted By rsbob

Don’t eat or slurp anything sticky while riding...

Don’t eat or slurp anything sticky while riding unless you have water nearby to wash your digits (unless you are skilled and don’t make a mess).
06-27-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 736
Posted By rsbob

My bum from the pressure points of my ischial...

My bum from the pressure points of my ischial tuberosities when I ride over 40 miles. Also have pain under my left scapula due to an “adhesion” which cycling doesn’t help.

And to top it all...
06-26-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 318,473
Posted By rsbob

[QUOTE=Airfehr;22554970]Yesterday did an 18 mile,...

[QUOTE=Airfehr;22554970]Yesterday did an 18 mile, 5300 feet hill climb. Today was 13 miles and 2000 feet of dirt where yesterdays slab topped out. =Quote]

Where? you don’t identify your location...
06-24-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By rsbob

Sorry to hear that. They are not a panacea, but...

Sorry to hear that. They are not a panacea, but they help.
06-24-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,572
Posted By rsbob

My first 5 years of full time MTB were full of...

My first 5 years of full time MTB were full of crashes. If I wasn’t bleeding or bruised I felt like I wasn’t pushing hard enough. Never broke anything but hit a tree at 15 MPH with my right...
06-24-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,494
Posted By rsbob

My fave current granola is Trader Joe’s Grainless...

My fave current granola is Trader Joe’s Grainless Granola. Loaded with nuts and low on fats and carbs. I do have a bowl now and then.

Yup our morning diet sounds similar. Guilty confession, I...
06-23-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,849
Posted By rsbob

Rest day is walk the dog about 3 miles and work...

Rest day is walk the dog about 3 miles and work in the gardens. Rest day means no cycling or working out. It means rest.
06-23-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,494
Posted By rsbob

I have a self-inflicted smoothy every morning for...

I have a self-inflicted smoothy every morning for the last 3 weeks. The ingredients are blue berries, spinach and power greens, yogurt, hemp hearts, flax seed, beet powder and oat milk. Don’t want...
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